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Snuff box: PER.M.360 & A-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Circular, pressed leather box cut with a pattern of rings, scallops and lozenges round a central rosette

Leather pressed and cut. Circular with rounded sides and a slightly domed pull-off lid. The top and bottom are decorated with a pattern of rings, scallops and lozenges round a central rosette.

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.0 cm
Height: 2.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

18th century
1700 CE - 1800 CE

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Leather

Materials used in production

Leather

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.360 & A-1923
Primary reference Number: 150651
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 January 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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